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Iowa Healthy Communities Initiative Grant Program

The Iowa Healthy Communities Initiative Grant Program, also known as the Iowa Community Wellness Grant (CWG) Program, was legislated in HF2539. A total of 36 Local Boards of Health (LBOH) have received funding to implement local wellness initiatives. Read more >>

Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Nutrition

The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Nutrition consists of twelve members appointed by the Governor who have expertise in physical activity, physical fitness, nutrition and promoting healthy behaviors. Read more >>

Small Business Qualified Wellness Tax Credit Plan

HF2539 directed the development of a Small Business Qualified Wellness Tax Credit Plan. An Iowa tax credit for a Small Business Qualified Wellness Program has not been passed by the Iowa Legislature, however components of the plan continue to serve as a guide in the development of wellness resources for small businesses. Read more >>

Contact Information

For more information on the Iowa Healthy Communities Initiative Community Wellness Grant Program, the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Nutrition, or the Small Business Qualified Wellness Tax Credit Plan, contact:

Kala Shipley, MBA RD
Executive Officer, Health Promotion
Iowa Department of Public Health
800-532-1579, or
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